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VIDEO: Everything you need to know from Philip Hammond’s Budget

All the key facts from Philip Hammond’s Budget with our video graphics.

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A proposed drawing of how the Lidl store in Kempston would look

Kempston Lidl opening date is confirmed

A new Lidl store in Kempston will open its doors next month.

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Mum blasts B&M over store’s Christmas letter which breaks the ‘unwritten Santa Code’

B&M has apologised after a furious mum accused the store of almost ruining Christmas for her children with one of its products.

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Robert Hubbard trainee pilot

Man from Willington, near Bedford, starts dream pilot training scholarship valued at £35,000

A Willington man has this week started a dream pilot training scholarship worth £35,000.

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Santa the star attraction for Christmas lights switch on in Bedford town centre

Bedford’s Christmas lights will be powered up on Thursday (November 23), illuminating the first extended trading day of the season.

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Aldi and Lidl recall snacks over allergy fears

Aldi and Lidl recall snacks over allergy fears

Hugely popular discount supermarket chains Aldi and Lidl have issued recalls for snacks over allergy fears.

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Check your change

Check your loose change - you could have a 50p worth hundreds in your pocket

Check your pockets, piggy-banks and down the back of the couch now, folks.

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WATCH: Banned Royal Mail TV ad ‘too scary’ to be aired

A Royal Mail ad intended to raise awareness of the threat of identity theft has been banned for being too scary.

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What are the last Christmas posting dates for International Airmail?

What are the last Christmas posting dates for International Airmail?

While many of us are in constant touch electronically with friends and family, the old tradition of sending (and receiving) Christmas cards to far-flung places is one that we still hold dear.

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Traffic to be diverted via LINCOLN to avoid roadworks on the A17

Road resurfacing works on a stretch of the A17 between Sleaford and the A1 at Newark will see three weeks of overnight closures and drivers ordered to re-route via Lincoln.

Transport

Here’s how to be part of Great British Bake Off 2018 - apply now

Applications are now open for the 2018 series of The Great British Bake Off.

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Lidl

Lidl recalls drink due to allergy risk

Discount supermarket chain Lidl is recalling four varieties of its drinking choclate sticks as they contain various allergens such as nut, wheat, gluten soya and dairy products.

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Ever wondered what the most used emoji is?

Apple reveals the most popular emojis

The most popular emojis among US English speakers has been revealed by tech giant Apple.

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Protein supplement recalled due to allergy fears

Protein supplement recalled due to allergy fears

A popular brand of protein supplement has been recalled by its manufacturer due to its containing possible allergens not mentioned on its label.

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Call for rethink over Local Plan

Call for rethink over Local Plan

An independent Potton councillor has slammed Central Bedfordshire Council after he says it published selected results from its public consultation on the Local Plan for housing.

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Shefford is to lose its last bank as Barclays announces closure

Shefford is to lose its last bank as Barclays announces closure

The only remaining bank in Shefford is to close.

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Charlotte from The Melrose Directory

The Melrose Directory announced as a finalist in Biztech’s BrightSparc awards

The Melrose Directory has been named a finalist in Biztech Technology Forum’s BrightSparc Awards 2017 - in not just one, but two categories.

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MBTC Stewrtby chimneys

Iconic Stewartby chimneys could be demolished to make way for new housing

Four towering chimneys that are the sole remaining heritage of Stewartby brickworks could now be demolished to make way for 1,000 new homes.

Environment
Woburn resort named DEFRA Bees’ Needs Champion for green roofs

Woburn resort named DEFRA Bees’ Needs Champion for green roofs

The newest Center Parcs village, Woburn Forest, which opened in the summer of 2014 in Bedfordshire, has just been named a Bees’ Needs Champion by DEFRA at their annual awards ceremony.

Lifestyle
The scam in action

Police issue warning over supermarket money-off voucher scam

Police have issued a warning about a new scam currently doing the rounds on WhatsApp involving ‘money off vouchers’.

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